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Jeffrey raps gov’t over cash grant for students

Stabroek - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 05:13
-says needs systematic approach Columnist Dr Henry Jeffrey says that the grant of $10,000 to parents for each child in public schools announced in this year’s budget lacks the type of rigour...

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J/ca in sight of victory despite Carter’s century

Stabroek - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 05:13
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – An unbroken, half-century third-wicket stand between Jermaine Blackwood and Andre McCarthy put Jamaica within sight of victory and overshadowed Jonathan Carter’s second...

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Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket Festival … Budding talent on the rise: Surujpaul, Savory, Worrel and Koama

Stabroek - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 05:12
As Scotiabank continues its partnership with the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) to scout and train promising young cricketers through its GCB/Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket Festival and Coaching Programmes,...

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Finance Minister should apologise over accident indiscretion – Goolsarran

Stabroek - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 05:12
Columnist Anand Goolsarran says that Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh should apologise to the public over his behaviour in a February 23rd accident in which two persons were slightly injured and the...

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Easter weekend marred by blackouts

Stabroek - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 05:11
The Guyana Power and Light is yet to release any information on why the Easter weekend was plagued by constant low voltage and blackouts on the East Coast Demerara, Georgetown and the East Bank. It...

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Argentine trio keep Man City title dreams alive

Stabroek - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 05:11
MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) – Manchester City kept alive their flickering hopes of a second Premier League title in three seasons, and increased West Bromwich Albion’s relegation worries,...

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Knicks fire coaching staff after ‘difficult’ season

Stabroek - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 05:10
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The New York Knicks fired head coach Mike Woodson yesterday as new president Phil Jackson made the first big move to put his stamp on the National Basketball Association...

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Ex-convict torches Kuru Kururu house

Stabroek - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 05:10
-caught by residents An ex-convict is now in police custody after setting his landlord’s apartment building ablaze yesterday morning following a confrontation over stolen property. The 18-year-old...

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ECC records seven-wicket win over Preysal

Stabroek - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 05:09
Everest Cricket Club (ECC) on Sunday continued its Centennial celebrations with a seven-wicket victory over Trinidad Club Preysal in a T20 over-40 match played at the Everest Cricket Club Ground,...

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Water well commissioned at Lethem

Stabroek - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 05:09
President Donald Ramotar on Saturday commissioned a new Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) well at Lethem. The Government Infor-mation Agency (GINA) said yesterday that the president was accompanied by...

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CSK crush Delhi Daredevils

Stabroek - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 05:08
(Cricinfo) Chennai Super Kings crushed Delhi Daredevils by 93 runs in a thoroughly one-sided game in Abu Dhabi. Super Kings started steadily after choosing to bat, but Suresh Raina’s busy fifty in...

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Giggs should be in charge: Blackmore

BBC Sport - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 04:59
Ryan Giggs should be given the opportunity to manage Manchester United full-time according to his former team-mate Clayton Blackmore.

Five reasons why Chelsea should fear Atletico

BBC Sport - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 04:55
Chelsea grateful to avoid Bayern Munich and Real Madrid in the Champions League, but should not underestimate Atletico Madrid

Manchester United fires manager David Moyes

Observer Sport - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 04:44
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- The so-called impossible job proved to be just that for David Moyes.

Jürgen Klopp says he doesn't want Manchester United job

Guardian Sport - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 04:39
Borussia coach says his contract is 'not breakable'
Describes Reds as 'a great club with wonderful fans'
Daniel Taylor: Moyes has missed ever possible target
Poll: who could replace Moyes at Manchester United?
Moyes: a timeline of his ill-fated time at Old Trafford

Jürgen Klopp has ruled himself out of the Manchester United job. The 46-year-old told the Guardian: "Man Utd is a great club and I feel very familiar with their wonderful fans. But my commitment to Borussia Dortmund and the people is not breakable."

Klopp, who was widely reported to be one of the United board's preferred candidates to succeed David Moyes, extended his contract at the Bundesliga side until 2018 in October and explained that he was "still in love" with the club last week. United did inquire about the possibility of attaining his services recently but were told that Klopp was insistent on honoring his contract at the Signal Iduna Park.

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VIDEO: Man Utd manager David Moyes sacked

BBC Sport - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 04:25
David Moyes is sacked after less than a year as Manchester United's manager, with the club seventh in the Premier League.

Teen, 7-y-o drown on Easter Monday

Observer - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 04:25
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- An 18-year-old boy and a seven-year-old girl are suspected to have drowned in two separate incidents on Easter Monday in St Catherine and St Andrew, respectively.

Moyes sacking: Questions must be asked of Glazers

BBC Sport - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 04:18
Why Manchester United's owners must take their share of the blame in the wake of David Moyes's sacking

Moyes's Man Utd tenure in pictures

BBC Sport - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 04:12
During his 10 months in charge of Manchester United, David Moyes has endured a handful of highs but plenty more lows.

Customers to see decrease on April light bills – JPS

Observer - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 04:09
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica Public Service (JPS) customers will benefit from a 6.85 percent decrease in their electricity bills compared to March the light and power company has announced.